Kenzo "Here Now" film by Gregg Araki #Kenzo

Kenzo creative directors Carol Lim and Humberto Leon have tapped American independent filmmaker Gregg Araki, one of the leading lights of the New Queer Cinema movement, to write and direct an original short film featuring the brand’s fall collections for men and women. Araki's film Kaboom was the first ever winner of the Cannes Film Festival Queer Palm awarded in 2010. Araki's short film for Kenzo is titled Here Now. It debuted during couture fashion week in Paris. “Here Now” features a cast of young actors including “Glee” alum Jacob Artist, “Suburgatory” star Jane Levy, Grace Victoria Cox, Jake Weary and Canadian actor and singer Avan Jogia. The film also stars Nicole Laliberte, who appeared in Araki’s 2010 film “Kaboom.” Here is a a short clip from the movie.

JOLIEGAZETTE staff